Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum said that all hands must be on deck to salvage Borno State, the North East and the entire country from the hands of the dreaded unrepentant Boko Haram terrorists that have continued to unleash havoc in the state.
While receiving the audience of the President and members of Alumni Association of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies who paid him a solidarity visit at government house in Maiduguri.
Zulum attributed the menace to the porous borders between the state and the three Neighbouring countries of Niger, Chad and Cameron which is responsible for proliferation of fire arms used by the insurgents.
According to him lack of proper manning of these international borders by security agencies the 11-year old crisis which has continued to linger in Borno and the North East sub region would continue unabated if proper attention is taken.
The lingering Boko Haram crisis has led to the untimely death of unspecified number of gallant troops as well as innocent civilians which has also devastated several infrastructures.
He said all hands must be on deck to salvage Borno, the entire north east and the country from the hands of the unrepentant armed insurgents.
He also said that his administration will continue to do its best in supporting the military and para- military in the fight against Boko Haram and other terrorists activities across the state.